Gulf Air

Gulf Air partnership ending

April 30, 2018, is the last day to fly and earn miles on Gulf Air. All award travel must be booked and ticketed by that date. Travel is valid for 1 year after ticket date but must be flown by April 30, 2019. You won’t be able to make changes to any Gulf Air segments after April 30, 2018.

Gulf Air

Earn and redeem miles with Gulf Air


Earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles for travel on Gulf Air within the Middle East, and between the Middle East and:

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Europe

Earn miles

To earn AAdvantage® miles when you fly on Gulf Air marketed and operated flights as well as Gulf Air codeshare flights operated by American Airlines:

  • Buy an eligible published fare ticket in an eligible booking code
  • Fly an eligible route

Specific flights, routes or cities that are excluded from earning miles or award travel are listed as exceptions if applicable.

Details for earning miles

For travel on or before April 30, 2018 This content can be expanded
Cabin Purchased fares booked in Base miles Cabin bonus
Business J, C 100% 25%
Business D, I 100% Not available
Economy Y 100% Not available
Economy B, H, K, L, M, X 50% Not available
Economy E, N, O, U, Q, V, S, W 25% Not available

If a purchased fare booking code is not listed in the tables, no award miles are earned.

Travel ticketed as an American Airlines marketed flight (booked as an AA flight number) and operated by Gulf Air will earn AAdvantage® award miles, Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs), Elite Qualifying Segments (EQSs) and Elite Qualifying Dollars (EQDs) according to the American mileage accrual chart.

American Airlines

Travel embargo dates

There are currently no travel embargo dates on Gulf Air.

Redeem miles

Use AAdvantage® miles to book award travel on Gulf Air with oneworld® and partner airline awards which allow you to travel to and from your desired destination using a combination of our airline participants.

Missing mileage credit

Please allow up to 30 days for AAdvantage® mileage to automatically post to your account.

To request missing mileage credit for flights flown on Gulf Air, complete the mileage request form.

Request missing flight miles

Contact information

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